- Mohamed Morsi’s presidential election win in Egypt Sunday could impact American higher education programs in the country, but program administrators told Inside Higher Ed that they do not expect to see immediate policy changes that shake up the status quo.
- Other, more pressing agenda items are likely to take take priority as the new government comes together.
- Bruce Lohof, executive director of the Binational Fulbright Commission in Egypt, said that the number of applications his program receives has remained high since the revolution began.
From the article:
Many Egyptians hope that Islamist Mohamed Morsi’s victory over a former military general in Sunday’s presidential election will bring big changes to the country.
But administrators of several American higher education programs operating in Egypt said they don’t foresee these changes affecting them -- at least not right away. ...